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Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

No unless you are : Using medication for your back pain that may be causing the GI symptoms such as nonsteroidal anti inflammatories which have about a 10% GI side effect rate. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

Ulcer disease due to: Alcohol abuse is serious. It is best to seek medical evaluation and the provider can make appropriate recommendations based on your case. Are you still drinking? Please consider alcoholics anonymous meetings and sobriety. ...Read more

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What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

What could be reasons for persistent gassiness? I just can't stop all day and all night. Are there any std's that cause gas?

Lactose/fiber/air/ib: The causes of persistent gassiness are 1 lactose intolerance 2high fiber diet 3chronin constipation 4swallowed air 5inflammatory bowel disease 6diverticulitis 7antibiotics 8laxatives 9artficial additives(sweetners) no stds do not cause gassyness. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause tonsillitis?

Yes: Alcohol concentration could irritate tissue directly, alcohol could depressed you immune system enhancing infection. ...Read more

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Why does drinking alcohol cause belly fat?

Why does drinking alcohol cause belly fat?

Calories: Alcohol-containing drinks have a surprising amount of calories ranging from 100 (light beer) to 300 (margarita) to 500 (pina colada). These are 'empty' calories and so do not fill you up. In fact alcohol can make you hungrier too. And some people who drink a lot may do less exercise too. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause clogged arteries?

Can drinking alcohol cause clogged arteries?

How much, how often?: Alcohol in low doses (1 drink/ day) may in some people delay the process of atherosclerosis. Anything more (2 drinks+/day) will have a net negative effect and can lead to multiple health problems including atherosclerosis. Alcohol metabolism leads to free radicals which interfere with protective mechanisms and stimulates inflammatory processes like atherosclerosis -- "clogged arteries" may result. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause clogged arteries?

Not in moderation: Not in moderation. Improper fatty food and junk food diet, weight gain, lack of exercise high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and diabetes and bad genetics clog arteries, not alcohol. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause bowel obstruction?

Can drinking alcohol cause bowel obstruction?

No: Obstruction is due to scar tissue or hernia. Alcohol causes neither directly but with heavy use, it can lead to liver failure and ascites. This can predispose you to have a hernia and possible blockage. ...Read more

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How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancers to form?

How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancers to form?

Cirrhosis: Liver damage from excess alcohol intake can lead to cirrhosis, damaging the liver. The inflammation from the cirrhosis damage can cause some of the damaged cells to become cancerous, forming liver cancer (hepatocellular cancer). Hepatitis virus can also cause this same problem. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol cause a pain on my ovarian cyst?

Will drinking alcohol cause a pain on my ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Curious, how do u know it is your cyst?. If there is any correlation, it could be abdominal pain from liver or bowels. ...Read more

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What causes shortness of breath the day after drinking alcohol?

Sob: Many possibilities some depend on how much alcohol you drank the day before and what your general physical and cardiovascular condition is. Did you aspirate? ...Read more

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Will a day of drinking alcohol cause a temporary high liver enzyme?

Will a day of drinking alcohol cause a temporary high liver enzyme?

Yes: Some of the liver tests react to alcohol and some medications. I believe that the ggtp will elevate with higher alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause irritation when you have a hiatus hernia?

Can drinking alcohol cause irritation when you have a hiatus hernia?

Yes: Yes it can. Try to cut back on your alcohol intake. It can cause a gastritis and with an underlying hiatal hernia it could be worse. ...Read more

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Is sharp tingling pain after drinking alcohol only caused by Hodgkins lymphoma?

Is sharp tingling pain after drinking alcohol only caused by Hodgkins lymphoma?

May be: In a few instances alcohol intake associated with in patients with Hodgkins. However, there other effects of alcohol that can cause unpleasant effects due to altered metabolism of alcohol. Alcohol is not doing you or any one else any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

It's theorized that: Alcohol consumption impairs the transmission of neurotransmitters in the hippocampus of the brain especially gaba/ gamma amino-butyric acid and n methyl d aspartate, thus causing the black out. Bottoms up! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/blackout_(alcohol-related_amnesia). ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Yes: It use to be leading cause but hepatitis c is currently is the leading cause of cirrhosis in the us. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Thinning blood: Alcohol can thin the blood and could theoretically cause a heavier period and increased blood loss. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


Gas Pains (Definition)

Generally occur when gas builds up in your intestines, and you're not ...Read more